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The Rose Parade 2016 & The Dole Float

parrot wing on Dole Rose parade float 2016

MomsLA is your source for Things to do in Los Angeles With Kids. January 1st, 2016 will mark the 127th Tournament of Roses Parade, a beloved Southern California tradition also known as the Rose Parade, and it will also mark Dole’s 6th time entering a float in the parade. They’ve won the Sweepstakes Trophy for “most beautiful entry with outstanding floral presentation and design” five years in a row, and while ... Read More »

Dole Rose Parade Float 2015

Dole Rose Parade - Family Day

Dole has entered floats in the Rose Parade for the past 4 years and has won the Sweepstakes Trophy each time. They are entering for the 5th year and hoping for another win this time around as well. MomsLA was invited to see Dole’s float being built at Fiesta Floats for the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade, and we got to see the design, some of the methods they’re using ... Read More »

Behind The Scenes at the Dole “Preserving Paradise” 2012 Rose Parade Float

Dole's 2012 Rose Parade Float

It’s a quintessential Los Angeles event, but I have still never been to the Tournament of Roses Parade. Oh sure, I’ve joined the millions of people all over the world who watch on TV as the annual parade marches down Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena and wondered just how many flowers are on those floats! But I have never sat in the bleachers and waved to the cameras as the floats ... Read More »